“America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Is Nearly Ready”… Get ready for Euro-sized electricity bills!Posted: August 18, 2016
More billions of dollars of taxpayers money funnelled to the “0.1%” green-corparitists, in the form of government subsidies, to make another feel-good green fantasy viable.
Haven’t we learnt from the trillion dollar ‘EU Green Hell’ and now South Australia’s unreliable energy disaster?
Guest post by David Middleton
Deepwater Wind LLC is on the verge of completing the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters, a milestone for an industry that has struggled for a more than decade to build in North America.
Workers have installed blades on four of the five 589-foot turbines at the site off the coast of Rhode Island and construction may be complete as early as this week, according to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Grybowski. The 30-megawatt, $300 million project is expected to begin commercial operation in early November.
“We will finish in advance of our original schedule,” Grybowski said in an interview at a dock on Block Island. “And we are in-line with our budget.”
After years of false starts, the offshore wind industry appears to be gaining momentum in the U.S. The federal government has awarded 11 leases to companies to develop projects along the East…
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